Bill Chappell

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Iran Shows Off New Ballistic Missile At Military Parade

Friday, September 22, 2017

"When it comes to defending our country, we will ask nobody for their permission," President Hassan Rouhani said. The missile has a reported range of 1,243 miles.

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Erdogan Speech Triggers Physical Confrontations At Turkish-American Event In NYC

Friday, September 22, 2017

As security personnel grappled with protesters, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan paused onstage before blaming the interruption on "a few impertinent hall terrorists."

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Uber To Lose License In London: Service Is 'Not Fit And Proper,' City Says

Friday, September 22, 2017

Transport for London's problems with Uber include its "approach to reporting serious criminal offences" and how it handles background checks.

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Mexico City Earthquake Update: All Children Are Accounted For

Thursday, September 21, 2017

A senior official says there is no missing child in the wreckage at the Enrique Rebsamen School, south of the capital, as was widely reported. But an adult may still be stuck in the rubble.

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'We've Never Gone Through This': Hurricane Maria Knocks Out Puerto Rico's Electricity

Thursday, September 21, 2017

"We are without power, the whole island is without power," Jenniffer González-Colón, Puerto Rico's resident commissioner, tells NPR.

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'Rolling Stone' Magazine Is Put Up For Sale

Monday, September 18, 2017

Wenner Media, the company founded by Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner, cites a desire "to best position the brand for future growth."

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Hurricane Maria Heads Toward Puerto Rico As A Major Storm

Monday, September 18, 2017

Maria is a Category 5 storm with maximum sustained winds of 160 mph. It's threatening Caribbean islands already devastated by Hurricane Irma.

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Former St. Louis Police Officer Is Acquitted Of Murder In Anthony Lamar Smith Case

Friday, September 15, 2017

"No one promised a rose garden, and this surely is not one," Judge Timothy Wilson wrote in his ruling on the 2011 killing. Prosecutors had accused Jason Stockley of planting a gun.

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Jose Declared A Hurricane (Again) On Friday

Friday, September 15, 2017

No coastal watches or warnings are in effect for Jose, but the storm is expected to bring high surf and life-threatening rip currents along portions of the U.S. East Coast in the coming days.

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London Tube Explosion: At Least 29 Injured After Attack On Train

Friday, September 15, 2017

Police have confirmed that the explosion that hit the Parsons Green station during the morning rush hour is being treated as a terrorist incident.

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Florida Nursing Home Case: Many Questions, And Few Answers, After 8 Patients Die

Thursday, September 14, 2017

The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills never lost power — but a transformer that drove its air conditioning unit was knocked out, leaving residents vulnerable to the heat and humidity.

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Frank Vincent, Actor Who Portrayed Dapper Mobsters, Dies

Thursday, September 14, 2017

With his strong chin, manicured hair and steely glare, Vincent could bring an air of menace to almost any atmosphere.

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Power Outages Persist For Millions In Florida, Georgia And Carolinas After Irma

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Nearly 3.8 million customers lack electricity in Florida Wednesday, along with hundreds of thousands more in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

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Nun With A Chainsaw Becomes Symbol Of Post-Irma Cleanup: 'She Rocks'

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

When downed trees blocked the road near Sister Margaret Ann's school in southwest Miami-Dade County, she grabbed a chainsaw and got to work.

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Tesla Remotely Expanded Car Batteries Near Irma's Path, And Questions Linger

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

It's not the first time Tesla has made over-the-air changes to its cars. The boost gave customers' cars an extra 30 to 40 miles — but the batteries will lose their extra juice this weekend.

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Irma Recovery Begins; Storm Flooded Parts Of Florida, South Carolina And Georgia

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Irma is now a post-tropical cyclone, with top winds of only 10 mph — a far cry from the Category 4 storm that ravaged the Florida Keys on Sunday.

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Hurricane Irma Blasts Into The Record Books With Lasting Intensity

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Hurricane Irma was the longest-lasting powerful hurricane or typhoon ever recorded, worldwide. It kept 185-mph winds for 37 hours — longer than any storm on record.

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Irma Weakens To Tropical Depression As Storm Buffets Georgia

Monday, September 11, 2017

Irma leaves behind large swaths of damage in Florida and continues to dump heavy rain, but surge warnings have been discontinued.

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Millions In Florida Ordered To Evacuate As Irma Crashes Past Cuba

Friday, September 08, 2017

With 155-mph winds, Irma is headed for Florida. More than 5 million people have been ordered to evacuate.

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Harvey Weakens Over Louisiana As Houston Copes With Record Rainfall

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The death tally left by the now-tropical depression rose Wednesday as recovery workers in Harris County were able to reach a white van that a rescued man had told them held several family members.

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